Pasta comes in many shapes and varieties, with 310 specific forms known by over 1300 documented names. Common forms of pasta include long and short shapes, tubes, flat shapes or sheets, miniature shapes for soup, those meant to be filled or stuffed, and specialty or decorative shapes. Look at all the different shapes pasta comes in!
Pasta isn’t just good for eating. Because it comes in so many interesting shapes, it’s fun to create with. You can make mosaic art, jewelry, garlands, or use it to decorate boxes or jars. Check out the link below for so fun ideas for pasta crafts.